Welcome to Commonwealth Plywood’s Husky Veneer Division

Commonwealth Plywood is Canada’s leading manufacturer of rotary cut veneer.

We specialize in Rotary Veneer in the following species:

Species available Thicknesses available
  • Birch
  • Red Oak
  • Hard Maple
  • Basswood
  • 1/32″ (0.60 mm) Birch (Export)
  • 1/32″ (0.70 mm) Birch (Domestic)
  • 1/32″ (0.70 mm) Maple (Domestic)
  • 1/32″  (0.75 mm) Red Oak (Domestic)
  • 1/32″ (0.75 mm) Basswood (Domestic)
  • 1/16″ (1.60 mm) Birch & Hard Maple

Our annual production is over 500,000,000 sq.ft. of rotary cut veneers.

Advantages of spliced & whole piece veneers:

  • Select the grade you need (for example there are 27 grades available in birch stock panel size);
  • No further clipping or jointing loss;
  • No grade risk;
  • Receive consistent quality at the price quoted;
  • Know your costs;
  • A dependable consistent supply;
  • Choose specifications to your exact needs.

 Advantages of rotary vs. flat sliced veneer:

  • Thicker veneer;
  • Less expensive (better pricing);
  • Higher yield;
  • Availability of whole piece (one piece) veneer.

Some common grades available

Birch, Hard Maple and Basswood
Other grades also available
Select White Faces All sapwood (light colour), book matched.
No2 White Faces All sapwood (light colour), book and pleasing matched
No1 Face “Natural” (heartwood and sapwood in same sheet), book matched.
No2 Sound Heartwood and sapwood in same sheet, sound smooth surface.
No3 Solid Natural semi-face grade, reasonably smooth surface.
No4 Back A backing grade ideal for balancing panels where appearance is less important. Very economical pricing
Red Oak
No1 Face Heartwood, red to brown in colour, book matched.
No2 Sound Heartwood, smooth, sound veneer. Book and pleasing matched.
No3 Solid Heartwood and sapwood, semi-face grade.
No4 Solide Qualité semi-face ou de dos élevé, pouvant contenir du minéral. Prix très économique.
No4 Solid Semi-face grade or high grade back, may contain some areas of mineral
No4 Back Backing grade ideal for balancing panels where appearance is less important. Very economical pricing.

Cut to size/ Made to order

Our cut to size division has the ability to produce your custom sizes in either long grain or cross grain. The veneer arrives at your factory ready for production.

Need a quote? Please fill the online quote request form and we will contact you as soon as possible. For other questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.